Look at how you’re looking at me when I’m telling you this, experimental performance and workshop by Broward-based choreographer Jenny Larsson

Performance: Friday, January 17, 2014, 7:30pm Workshop: Saturday, January 18, 2014, 2-4pm Broward-based artist and choreographer Jenny Larsson enlists six non-dancers who will perform investigations into pedestrian movement. Performance followed by a wine reception and Q&A with the choreographer. Event is free and open to the public. Seating is limited, and on a first come,…

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On Curating the Office: Radio Broadcast

On Curating the Office Space – WLD Enterprises Patricia Margarita Hernandez in conversation with Sarah Michelle Rupert, gallery director of Girls Club, about Francie Bishop Good and David Horvitz collection at WLD Enterprises. On Curating the Office Space is a series on http://electric-lunch.com/ about collecting for the office, and/or any commercial space. Francie Bishop Good…

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A Girls’ Guide to ABMB 2013

Monday, Dec. 2 7-10pm | Opening: Aziz + Cucher: Time of the Empress (septet) A solo exhibition by the New York based duo Aziz + Cucher, curated by Tami Katz-Freiman. The Screening Room is a new media exhibition and project space located in Miami’s Wynwood Art District created by video artist, filmmaker and Miami native…

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ABMB Artist & Curator Brunch at Girls’ Club

To celebrate the ending of Art Basel Miami Beach week, join us for an informal brunch event with special guests and curators of our current exhibition I think it’s in my head the TM Sisters Monica and Tasha Lopez de Victoria and artists from the exhibition.  Informal tours will be led through out the morning.…

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Girls’ Club at PULSE Contemporary Art Fair

Sometimes your things are my things (the great exchange), 2013 An installation and site-specific project with Kerry Phillips at Pulse Art Fair at The Ice Palace 1400 North Miami Avenue, Miami, FL 33136 www.pulse-art.com/miami/visitors/ Artist Kerry Phillips invites fair goers to partake in a great exchange by offering select objects for barter with things or…

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Drifting: A Theatrical Exquisite Corpse

Friday, November 22, 2013 Doors open at 7pm, Performance starts promptly at 7:30pm Space limited RSVP is now closed Drifting: A Theatrical Exquisite Corpse draws from the surrealist tradition of the exquisite corpse, a collaborative exercise using words and images to construct a figure or phrase. Girls’ Club writer in residence, Vanessa Garcia, brings you…

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On Loan: Jen Stark at the Michael Margulies Artist Agency, Fort Lauderdale

Jen Stark What Does Organic Matter, 2008 Felt tip pen and pencil on archival paper 22 x 30 inches Local Crit Michael Margulies Artist Agency 300 SW 1st Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 November 27, 2013 – January 21, 2014 The Michael Margulies Artist Agency is pleased to present the group show “Local Crit,” an…

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On Loan: Nancy Spero at Miami Dade College Museum of Art + Design

Nancy Spero The Race, 1988 Handprinting and printed collage on paper 24.5 x 19.5 inches Antonia Eiriz: A Painter and Her Audience Museum of Art + Design Miami Dade College, Freedom Tower September 13 – November 17, 2013   The walls of Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Museum of Art + Design (MOAD) will be filled…

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The Reckoning – Women Artists of the New Millennium, released

Eleanor Heartney, Helaine Posner, Nancy Princenthal, Sue Scott, the authors of After the Revolution return with an incisive study of the work of contemporary women artists. In After the Revolution, the authors concluded that “The battles may not all have been won . . . but barricades are gradually coming down, and work proceeds on…

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Girls’ Club intern interviews artist Jorge Pantoja

Girls’ Club’s Spring 2013 intern Sofia Bastidas interviews collection artist Jorge Pantoja, featured in the 2012-2013 Girls’ Club exhibition Following the Line: contemporary drawings from the collection of Francie Bishop Good and David Horvitz, curated by Carol Jazzar, on view November 2, 2012- Sept 27, 2013. about his artistic background, creative process and the relevance of…

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Art Fallout 2013, artists, photos, and record visitors

October 5, 2013 marked the Art fallout’s forth year highlighting the hotbed of creative production in downtown Fort Lauderdale and brought record numbers of artists, families and community members to the area’s contemporary art venues. Art fallout 2013, by the numbers For 1 day in October, Art Fallout saw 700+ visitors at 15 contemporary art…

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Art Fallout 2013

To celebrate National Arts and Humanities Month, a coast-to-coast collective recognition of the importance of culture in the United States, Girls’ Club is hosting the fourth annual Art Fallout, a day for contemporary art in downtown Fort Lauderdale. 2013 Participating Venues Girls’ Club Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale 1310 Gallery at Sailboat Bend Artist…

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Five Feminist Texts Today: What it Means to be a Feminist in the 21st Century?

  by Vanessa Garcia As I start my year as writer in residence at Girls’ Club, I’m sitting here thinking about feminism. I’m thinking about what feminism means today. Whose contributing to it; whose writing about it; whose pushing buttons, and starting important conversations? Here are five “texts” I’m considering as my “top five feminist…

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Writer-in-residence Vanessa Garcia, 2013/2014

Vanessa Garcia, local writer and visual artist, has been selected as Girls’ Club 2013/2014 writer-in-residence. Garcia will work collaboratively with Girls’ Club to present various public programs and contribute writings in conjunction with the exhibition I think it’s in my head, curated by TM Sisters. Vanessa Garcia is an multi-media and cross-genre artist, writer, and…

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2013/2014 Internship Program Call for Applications

GIRLS’ CLUB Girls’ Club is an alternative, non-profit art collection and exhibition space dedicated to contemporary art by women. We exhibit curated annual exhibitions from the private collection and present a year-round program of public events including art talks, workshops, community events, outreach programs, film screenings and more.  Now approaching our 7th year, Girls’ Club…

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Brown Bag Lunch Talk with Local Artist Residencies and Studio Centers

Thursday, August 8, 2013, Noon Girls’ Club invites artists, arts venues and creative entrepreneurs to attend this information session and brown bag lunch talk, Thursday, August 8 at Noon. Hear about South Florida’s artist residency programs/studio centers and learn about opportunities for studio space, facility usage and available support that can help further your artistic…

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Exhibition opportunity for artists at Whitespace – The Mordes Collection

CALL TO ARTISTS Application Deadline: November 15, 2013 Exhibition Dates: Friday & Saturday, April 4 – 5, 2014 8 -11 pm OUTSIDE THE BOX2, curated by Lisa Rockford, is the second biennial exhibition of outdoor, site-specific art in Palm Beach County, FL. This unique and alternative format, situated at the uniquely prestigious Whitespace – The…

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Revel on the Block with Girls’ Club artist Alex Trimino

Fort Lauderdale’s second Revel on the Block community celebration will take place on July 27, 2013 from 2-11 p.m. Organized by Cadence, C&I Studios and helium creative, the biannual event aims to build a stronger sense of connection in the local creative community, and will feature live music, art exhibits and various activities, food and…

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I think it’s in my head

2013 – 2014

Girls’ Club has engaged Miami artist team TM Sisters – sisters Monica and Natasha Lopez de Victoria – to collaborate with the collection of contemporary art by women amassed by Fort Lauderdale collectors Francie Bishop Good and David Horvitz, and curate the 2013/2014 exhibition, selecting works which spoke to the mysterious attraction the girls felt to each piece.

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Girls’ Club sets the stage for upcoming episode of tv’s The Glades

Girls’ Club recently teamed up with TVM Productions to shoot an episode of the A&E television show The Glades on-site at Girls’ Club and the adjacent Francie Bishop Good Studio. Over 100 crew members came together to transform the space and prep Girls’ Club for a prime time premiere. Watch out for a guest cameo…

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Brown Bag Lunch Talk with Broward Cultural Division

Thursday, July 18, 2013, Noon   Girls’ Club invites artists, arts venues and creative entrepreneurs to attend this information session and brown bag lunch talk with Broward Cultural Division. Hear tips, ask questions and de-mystify the application process while learning more about furthering your artistic career and exposure. Guest speakers from the Broward Cultural Division…

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On Loan: 19 Photographs by Women at the Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale, FL
June 22 – October 6, 2013
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CALL FOR ARTWORK: “Rough and Tumble” Deadline for entry: July 28, 2013

Rough-and-Tumble: 1. characterized by violent, random, disorderly action and struggles. 2. given to such action. 3. rough and unrestrained activity 4. Characterized by roughness and disregard for order, rules, or conventional systems SUBMISSION INFO: Open to all media. Sculpture, Installation art, Video art, Mixed media, Use of found objects, and/or non-traditional media are preferred. Larger…

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Summer Workshops 2013

A series of intensive one and two-day workshops for artists to learn new techniques and knowledge to expand their practice, presented at Girls’ Club in Fort Lauderdale. Workshops will only commence if there is enough interest. So, share! And tell your friends and colleagues! 1-day workshops: $50, 2-day workshops: $80 Amalia Caputo: Photo Journaling with…

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WPBT’s Art Loft at the Girls Club

In episode 113 of art loft, host, Kalyn James and the art loft crew took over Girls’ Club, shooting footage with of our current exhibition Following the Line, curated by Miami gallerist Carol Jazzar. You can see Girls’ Club’s unique architectural elements, designed Margi Nothard principle of the local Glavovic Studio in Fort Lauderdale, as…

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Workshop participants create explosive Venetian boxes with Lou Anne Colodny

Working with sources like xeroxed patterns, taro cards, vintage map snapshots, embossed and textured papers, and other material, a group of 8 artists assembled and created Venetian Exploding Boxes with drawing and video artist Lou Anne Colodny. Participants combined hand drawn elements with appropriated imagery and found objects, create small worlds of folding paper. Once…

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Felice Grodin

Evolutionary Study, 2007* Color copy, graph paper (tryptich) 11 x 8 1/2 inches, each panel acquired 2013 www.felicegrodin.com   Biography Born in Bologna, Italy. Grodin currently lives and works in Miami Beach. She holds a Master of Architecture with Distinction from Harvard University School of Design, Cambridge, MA, awarded in 1997 and a Bachelor of…

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Lecture focuses on the work of Diane Arbus at the Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale

DIANE ARBUS AND THE EXTRAORDINARY Saturday April 27, 2013  2:00PM–3:00PM Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale, Horvitz Auditorium Free for museum members; Free with paid museum admission for non-members What makes Diane Arbus’s photographs so enthralling? Is it subject matter or creative style, or a combination of both? George Slade, consulting curator of photography at…

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Artists in Action! with Lou Anne Colodny

Lou Anne Colodny Artist Talk | 7pm, Friday, May 17 | free and open to the public Workshop | 1-4pm, Saturday, May 18 | $30, student discount available Lou Anne Colodny’s experiences in dance, theater and museum administration have greatly informed her art. She was a recipient of the 2008 Cultural Consortium Fellowship in the…

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